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Final and special dividend 2016

The Scottish Investment Trust PLC will pay a final dividend of 8.25p per share for the year to 31 October 2016. This means that the total regular dividend for the year will increase by 8.0% to 13.5p and will represent the 33rd consecutive year of regular dividend increase.

In view of the strong income generation this year, the company will also pay a special dividend of 9.0p. The total dividend for the year will be 22.5p an increase of 40.6% over the previous year.

The final and special dividends will be paid on 17 February 2017 to shareholders registered at the close of business on 13 January 2017.

The Scottish Investment Trust has either increased or maintained its dividend every year since 1945.